Definition of 'shady'
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Turning a shady garden into an asset is simple once you face up to reality. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We are now sitting under a shady tree having lunch. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You can save money by digging out moss from a shady spot in your garden. The Sun (2015)They can work well in thin beds in a shady front garden. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is happiest in shady or woodland spots. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Ideal for a shady courtyard garden and gardens that are viewed from above. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Choose a shady spot if away for a week or more. The Sun (2009)Are there gaps in a shady spot that need filling? Times, Sunday Times (2015)If he refuses, she will make public his shady past and ruin him. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It needs a cool, shady spot in summer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are a pretty shady bunch, if you ask me. The Sun (2010)Like a couple of shady characters knocking around the port in Nice. Times, Sunday Times (2010)HERE'S a couple of shady characters - but this artwork is not what it seems. The Sun (2010)Narrow town gardens are often shady in places, so lawns will struggle. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A patchy or missing service history may point to a shady past life and should be avoided. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I think he is a shady character. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A shady and fragrant garden welcomes the walker. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)But you don't need to approach a shady character in the gloom of a bar to get a fix. The Sun (2010)A cool, shady porch would be ideal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The US military admits that some of the recruits have shady pasts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her husband is running for mayor, so he's busy covering up a shady past. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The best solution is to prepare the cuttings, then leave them in a cool, shady place for half an hour. The Sun (2015)He's a rich and decidedly shady businessman with a troublesome daughter, and is delighted to be claimed by his lost son. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'shady'
British English: shady ADJECTIVE
You can describe a place as shady when you like the fact that it is sheltered from bright sunlight, for example by trees or buildings.
After flowering, place the pot in a shady spot in the garden.
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